Articles by Nick Moran

February 1, 2017

Translating Bigly 0

Pity the translators.

January 31, 2017

Global Crises, International Art 0

Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich put together a reading list to help children understand the global refugee experience, and Kaveh Akbar compiled a list of poems from the seven countries — Iran, Libya, Yemen, Sudan, Somalia, Iraq, and Syria — impacted by President Donald Trump’s executive order. Meanwhile, Kieran Hebden (a.k.a. Four Tet) has been curating a Spotify playlist of music from those countries […]

January 30, 2017

Lydia Davis Reads 0

Recommended Reading: Four stories by Lydia Davis.

January 24, 2017

Full of Carp 0

Midwestern investors hope the production of domestically-farmed Asian carp can give rise to “the future Zappos of fish processing,” but such optimists would be wise to safeguard their aquatic livestock against would-be carp thieves.

January 24, 2017

Mark Baumer Killed on Cross-Country Protest Walk 0

This week poet Mark Baumer was struck and killed by an SUV while walking barefoot across the country. Baumer, 33, began his cross-country walk to raise awareness about climate change, and was documenting the journey on his blog (as well as Instagram and YouTube). Florida, where he was killed, was recently ranked “the most dangerous place […]

January 23, 2017

The Joy of Cooking for Others 0

Rosie Schaap espouses the joys of cooking for others “in a powerfully fraught, anxious time” such as ours. “I wanted, at least in this small way,” she writes, “to give comfort—both to myself and to my loved ones.” And as our own Hannah Gersen has noted, if you’re fortunate to have such a good friend […]

January 23, 2017

2017 Newbery and Caldecott Winners 0

Kelly Barnhill, author of The Girl Who Drank the Moon, is the winner of this year’s Newbery Medal for “most outstanding contribution to children’s literature,” and Javaka Steptoe, author of Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, won this year’s Caldecott Medal.

January 20, 2017

“you have not thought thru clearly” 0

Recommended Reading (Inauguration Day edition): “Haecceity” by Joshua Clover.

January 19, 2017

Indie Lit Wish List 0

The recently-revived HTMLGiant previewed twelve indie lit books being published in 2017, and the list is a terrific supplement to our own Great 2017 Book Preview.

January 19, 2017

Silver Press Launches 0

Silver Press is a new feminist publisher based in London. Forthcoming titles include Leonora Carrington’s The Debutante and Other Stories, which you can read about here, as well as the first U.K. edition of Audre Lorde’s essays and poetry.